Tuesday’s VIPIR Forecast: Storm potential and hotter

Posted at 5:29 AM, Jul 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-14 06:07:45-04

Severe weather potential… Expect a mix of sun and clouds today with a few light showers this morning. Storms will fire up and move in this afternoon. Some storms could be strong to severe with heavy rain and gusty winds possible. Temperatures will warm into the low 90s today with a heat index in the upper 90s. Scattered showers and storms will return for Wednesday but with a lower potential for severe. Skies will clear and temperatures will cool for the end of the work week.

Today: Partly Sunny, Scattered Showers/Storms(40%). Highs in the low 90s. Winds: SW 5-15

Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms(40%). Lows in the mid 70s. Winds: SW 5-15

Tomorrow: Partly Sunny, Scattered Showers/Storms(40%). Highs in the upper 80s. Winds: SW/NW 5-10

Tropical Update

Tropical Storm Claudette continues to move northeast, away from the East Coast. Claudette will continue to weaken as it moves toward Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.

Weather & Health

Pollen: Low-Moderate (Grasses)

UV Index: 8 (Very High)

Air Quality: Moderate (Code Yellow)

Mosquitoes: Very High

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

July 14th

1963 F2 Tornado: Pasquotank Co

2000 F0 Tornado: Middlesex Co, F0 Tornado Mathews Co

2004 F0 Tornado: Virginia Beach

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